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Indonesian earthquake death toll reaches 555

Aug 24, 2018 - 12:48 PM

Some 390,000 people remain displaced after the quakes

AFTERMATH. Residents check on their collapsed homes in the village of Sembalun on Indonesia's Lombok island on August 20, 2018 after a series of earthquakes were recorded by seismologists throughout August 19. AFP file photo

Multiple earthquakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, 10 dead

Aug 20, 2018 - 7:48 AM

(5th UPDATE) Aid agencies vow to boost humanitarian assistance on the island as devastated residents struggled in makeshift displacement camps

NEW QUAKE. The 6.3 earthquake happens two weeks after a shallow 6.9-magnitude quake on August 5 levelled tens of thousands of homes, mosques and businesses across Lombok. File Photo from AFP/Indonesian military

Lombok earthquake leaves 156,000 homeless as death toll hits 131

Aug 08, 2018 - 12:54 PM

(UPDATED) Around 1,477 people are severely injured, with tens of thousands of homes damaged. Authorities say the death toll of 131 is likely to rise.

BONFIRE. Displaced residents sit around a bonfire outside their temporary tents in Pemenang, northern Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara province on August 7, 2018, two days after the area was struck by an earthquake. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

Indonesia calls off search for Spaniards in boat sinking

Aug 23, 2014 - 7:22 PM

Authorities call of the search a week after a tour boat sank in central Indonesia